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Applying to the IU Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

Eligibility

Any general psychiatry resident training in a U.S., ACGME- accredited program, expecting to graduate in good standing and to become ABPN board eligible in general psychiatry, may apply to the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship program. The program also welcomes (and have trained) psychiatrists who are several years out from residency training (and already boarded in General Psychiatry) who recognize the need for the additional training and certification in Addiction Psychiatry for their careers and their patients. General Psychiatry Residents (and/ or those who have done any other type of psychiatry fellowship training) can begin the inquiry and application process at any point in their PGY-2 year or later.

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Applications for the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship can be submitted via the ERAS system beginning July 1, 2021. Learn more about the process and apply at the ERAS website. 

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Process

The application-interview-decision-acceptance process happens outside “the match” and year-round. Evaluation and acceptance to the program progresses through a three-stage process:  1)  Apply via the ERAS system 2) follow up phone interview with the fellowship director (R. Andrew Chambers, MD) and submission of formal Universal Application; 3) In-person interview day and onsite visit in Indianapolis (involving overnight say).


Program Timing

Fellowship training typically begins in July and proceeds on a full-time basis for one year. Addiction psychiatry fellows are able to moonlight in the Indianapolis metro area as long as their fellowship-related responsibilities are met. There are no over-night or weekend call responsibilities in the IU Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. 

Fellowship Coordinator
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Linda Dye

For further questions, please contact the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship coordinator, Linda Dye.

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Curriculum

This fellowship provides a foundation for the neuroscience and clinical care of patients with either simple or complex forms of addiction and mental illness comorbidities.
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Program Faculty

Fellows in this program work alongside accomplished faculty who've established a basic science framework for identifying the etiology of dual-diagnosis disorders.
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